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  • 557th Weather Wing hosts Spouses' Event

    Col. Steven N. Dickerson, commander of the 557th Weather Wing, gives a mission brief to service members and spouses at the Spouses' Event held by the wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Oct. 3, 2017. The event was designed to give spouses a deeper understanding of the weather mission.
  • Sentinels of the Gulf

    The 26th Operational Weather Squadron (26 OWS) operates day and night to track the weather and watch for possible weather threats in their Area of Responsibility (AOR) at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. They provide support for the Southeast region of the U.S., which includes 13 states and 151 military installations.
  • ROKAF Weather Wing Commander visits the 557th WW

    Col. Jae Hong Park, commander of the Republic of Korea Air Force Weather Wing, visited the 557th Weather Wing at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, Sept. 21, 2017.
  • A medal for a hero

    An Airman received the Air Force Achievement Medal for his heroic actions at Barksdale Air Force Base, La., September 20, 2017. On August 15, 2017, in Shreveport La., Senior Airman Austin Northcott, 26th Operational Weather Squadron weather journeyman, saved a man’s life by preforming CPR until he had regained a pulse, treated him for shock and looked after him until emergency medical services arrived.
  • Twin brothers compete for rank as they serve, deploy to Iraq together

    Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.For Master Sgts. Daniel and Scott Hose they did both these things attending U.S. Air Force basic
  • Warfighter Weather Conference: Weathermen predict efficiency

    Come rain or shine 21st Operational Weather Squadron Airmen are prepared for nearly any contingency coming off the first Warfighter Weather Conference.
  • Supercomputing the weather with ‘Thor’

    Thor models global weather patterns and provides individual air bases and army units with specific forecasts for areas as small as 17 square kilometers. The computer system is comprised of nearly 1,000 individual blade servers. Thor’s increased capacity allows weather Airmen at Offutt to generate initial conditions and process them. Locally produced baseline data, combined with Thor’s increased processing speed, results in forecasts reaching the warfighter in half the time. This gives forecasters and mission planners up to three extra hours to exploit forecasts.
  • CJTF-OIR mission brings twin brothers together during deployment

    IRAQ -Throughout the history of the military it has remained common for generations of men and women to follow in their family members’ footsteps and serve their country proudly. It’s also not unheard of for siblings to join together and serve together.  For Master Sgts. Daniel and Scott Hose, the sons of a retired senior master sergeant, they did
  • Alpha Warrior challenge arrives

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The Alpha Warrior challenge obstacle course came to Scott July 18 -19 with professional athletes Kevin Klein and Brittany Reid facilitating the event.The athletes teamed up with the Air Force Services Activity as part of an Air Force effort to focus on Comprehensive Airman Fitness—the physical, mental, social and
  • Scott Sandlot softball team wins Armed Forces tourney

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. -- The Scott Sandlot softball team won the World Sports League Heartland Armed Forces National Invitation Tournament in Columbia, Mo., July 15. The tournament included base teams from the Midwest region. Scott Sandlot finished with a perfect 6-0 record, beating Little Rock AFB 22-3, Whiteman AFB 23-16, Little Rock AFB
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